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Have you been told you ‘see too much’, ‘hear too much’, ‘think too much’, ‘feel too much’? Eggshell Transformations is a podcast dedicated to people who are exceptionally intense, sensitive, gifted and intuitive. In this podcast, we talk to therapists, healers, survivors, artists and experts from around the world. We will learn how to bounce back from trauma and shame; how to cultivate resilience and authenticity; how to be the most creative and productive we can be, and how to find our tribe. Together, we go from healing to thriving. For more please visit: www.eggshelltherapy.com **************************************************************************************Trigger Warning: The content of this podcast may cover sensitive topics including but not limited to suicide, abuse, violence, severe mental illnesses, sex, drugs, alcohol addiction, psychedelics, and the use of plant medicines. You are advised to refrain from watching or listening to the YouTube Channel or Podcast if you are likely to be offended or adversely impacted by any of these topics. Disclaimer: The content provided is for informational purposes only. Please do not consider any of the content clinical or professional advice. None of the content can substitute professional consultation, psychotherapy, diagnosis, or any mental health intervention. Opinions and views expressed by the host and the guests are personal views and they reserve the right to change their opinions. We also cannot guarantee that everything mentioned is factual and completely accurate. Any action you take based on the information in this episode is taken strictly at your own risk. For a full disclaimer, please refer to: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/disclaimers/

Have you been told you ‘see too much’, ‘hear too much’, ‘think too much’, ‘feel too much’? Eggshell Transformations is a podcast dedicated to people who are exceptionally intense, sensitive, gifted and intuitive. In this podcast, we talk to therapists, healers, survivors, artists and experts from around the world. We will learn how to bounce back from trauma and shame; how to cultivate resilience and authenticity; how to be the most creative and productive we can be, and how to find our tribe. Together, we go from healing to thriving. For more please visit: www.eggshelltherapy.com **************************************************************************************Trigger Warning: The content of this podcast may cover sensitive topics including but not limited to suicide, abuse, violence, severe mental illnesses, sex, drugs, alcohol addiction, psychedelics, and the use of plant medicines. You are advised to refrain from watching or listening to the YouTube Channel or Podcast if you are likely to be offended or adversely impacted by any of these topics. Disclaimer: The content provided is for informational purposes only. Please do not consider any of the content clinical or professional advice. None of the content can substitute professional consultation, psychotherapy, diagnosis, or any mental health intervention. Opinions and views expressed by the host and the guests are personal views and they reserve the right to change their opinions. We also cannot guarantee that everything mentioned is factual and completely accurate. Any action you take based on the information in this episode is taken strictly at your own risk. For a full disclaimer, please refer to: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/disclaimers/

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Londo, United Kingdom

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Have you been told you ‘see too much’, ‘hear too much’, ‘think too much’, ‘feel too much’? Eggshell Transformations is a podcast dedicated to people who are exceptionally intense, sensitive, gifted and intuitive. In this podcast, we talk to therapists, healers, survivors, artists and experts from around the world. We will learn how to bounce back from trauma and shame; how to cultivate resilience and authenticity; how to be the most creative and productive we can be, and how to find our tribe. Together, we go from healing to thriving. For more please visit: www.eggshelltherapy.com **************************************************************************************Trigger Warning: The content of this podcast may cover sensitive topics including but not limited to suicide, abuse, violence, severe mental illnesses, sex, drugs, alcohol addiction, psychedelics, and the use of plant medicines. You are advised to refrain from watching or listening to the YouTube Channel or Podcast if you are likely to be offended or adversely impacted by any of these topics. Disclaimer: The content provided is for informational purposes only. Please do not consider any of the content clinical or professional advice. None of the content can substitute professional consultation, psychotherapy, diagnosis, or any mental health intervention. Opinions and views expressed by the host and the guests are personal views and they reserve the right to change their opinions. We also cannot guarantee that everything mentioned is factual and completely accurate. Any action you take based on the information in this episode is taken strictly at your own risk. For a full disclaimer, please refer to: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/disclaimers/

Language:

English

Contact:

+44 7507270045


Episodes

Deep Knowing: Trusting in Something Bigger - Kim Hermanson and Imi Lo

5/27/2022
Today I have the honour to speak with Kim Hermanson. We talked about how to place our trust in something invisible and bigger than ourselves, and tap into divine wisdom. I hope it helps you during such uncertain times we are living in! Imi Kim Hermanson, Ph.D. is a pioneering educator and shaman. During a series of 3 shamanic initiations, she was spiritually gifted with the ability to quickly shift a person out of his or her thinking mind into an intelligent field of profound beauty that...

Duration:00:53:12

Giftedness, Existential Depression and Advice for the Gifted - Lisa Van Gamert, the Gifted Guru.

4/5/2022
Transcript: https://eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2022/04/12/giftedguru/ Today we talk to a real expert on the subject of giftedness, Lisa Van Gamert In this conversation we talked about: Lisa's definition of giftedness. What existential depression actually is. Lisa's nuanced definition of perfectionism and why there can be a healthy, functioning form of perfectionism. The existential problem of loneliness when you can not find your people and do not feel like you have anyone to...

Duration:00:50:18

Highly Sensitive Children, Highly Sensitive Parents? - with Author Melissa Schwartz

3/20/2022
Full transcript: https://eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2022/03/20/melissa/ In this episode, we talk to Melissa Schwartz, who was actually our first podcast guest !! Melissa has just published an amazing book about highly sensitive children!! As we know, this really is an underserved population. Today, we discuss- how would we know if our kids are highly sensitive? How do we deal if we are also highly sensitive? What do we do when we see them struggling, when we see really extreme...

Duration:00:45:41

The Enneagram: Nine Ways of Surviving in the World- Beatrice Chestnut and Imi Lo

1/18/2022
FULL TRANSCRIPT HERE This is absolutely one of my favourite episodes of all time! Enneagram is a knowledge system that is very close to my heart and has been for years. I was pretty star-struck and beyond delighted to be able to talk with Beatrice Chestnut, one of my favourite authors on the Enneagram. We went really deep on this one on all the character structures, their core fears, dominant features, relationship patterns, etc. It may be more suited to people who already know about the...

Duration:01:02:47

A Clinician’s Unique View to Feeling Down- With Dr. Pete Kelly

1/16/2022
Full Episode and Transcript Here. In this very detailed conversation with the most passionate, wonderful Dr. Pete Kelly, we discussed a wide variety to subjects that has to do with mental health and some of the latest research in the field. In this conversation, we discussed — Pete’s unique persepctive on depression based on his experience — His observation of people who are attracted to the mental health profession, and what they tend to do — How he works with depression and what he...

Duration:00:55:35

How To Amend Your Sibling Relationship Before It’s Too Late — Dr. Avidan Milevsky and Imi Lo

10/29/2021
Full Transcript: https://eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2021/10/29/siblings/ Today we talk to an expert in sibling relationships, Dr. Avidan Milevsky. In this conversation, we managed to squeeze in a lot of topics. Dr. Avidan is clearly very passionate and knowledgeable. We started by him sharing his personal story of being one of five. Then we explored: Why you and your sibling could grow up in the same house but turn out so radically different. How to tell normal sibling fighting...

Duration:00:52:58

OCPD, the Driven Personality and the Healthy Compulsive — Jungian Analyst Gary Trosclair and Imi Lo

9/8/2021
FULL CONVERSATION: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2021/09/08/healthycompulsive/ Today we have Jungian Analyst Gary Trosclair, talking about what he calls the Driven Personality, and what we clinically call Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder. I absolutely how Gary highlights the positive aspect of the driven personality. In his words, a healthily compulsive person can use their natural disposition in service of love, compassion, and the greater good. Even if we...

Duration:00:44:52

Sensitive on the Inside and Tough on the Outside? Everything you need to know about ‘Overcontrol’ — Hope Arnold with Imi Lo

7/16/2021
FULL SHOW NOTES HERE This is the probably most comprehensive and informative conversation we can have about overcontrol. All credits go to Hope Arnold, a brilliant RO-DBT therapist who specializes in this trait. We cover everything about over-control— its definition, presentation, origins, and treatment methods. It is very much relevant to highly sensitive people as Overcontrol is often developed out of an innate underlying sensitivity towards perceived threats. If you find yourself...

Duration:00:55:56

Childfree Living: On Choosing Different and Grieving the Life We Had Left Behind - Eric and Melissa Jones

7/5/2021
SHOW NOTES: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2021/07/05/childfreeerikmelissa/ What happens when you choose a life that is unconventional, counter-cultural? What if your story becomes increasingly strange to your family and friends? What can you do to hold your head high even when the others don’t get you? How can you get over attacks or condescending comments? In today’s episode, we are doing something different. Usually, I interview experts in psychology and intensity. Today,...

Duration:00:50:56

Sex Unshackled! Sapiosexual, Demisexual, Asexual, Kinks, BDSM

6/8/2021
FULL TRANSCRIPT: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2021/06/08/becky/ As you know, many intense and sensitive people have felt different and on the fringe of society all their lives. For this reason, I have started to make episodes that are all about being different— different meaning being non-mainstream in terms of lifestyle, life choices, and the way you are. Consider this episode as a first step, and I hope there will be more to come! Today, we are talking to Becky...

Duration:00:54:50

*SPECIAL EPISODE* A Deep Dive Into BPD, Splitting, Projection, Anxiety and Therapy - Jon Frederickson and Imi Lo

4/2/2021
FULL TRANSCRIPT: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2021/04/02/jonf-2/ Today, we are talking to Dr. Jon Frederickson. He is a therapist with over 25 years of experience, especially specializing in working with people with personality disorders. Jon is also the founder of Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy. It is based on psychoanalytic ideas such as transference and defense mechanisms but is renewed into a much more active and pragmatic format than traditional...

Duration:01:01:52

Have you Been Subjected to Narcissistic Abuse? - with David DeMars

3/19/2021
FULL TRANSCRIPT: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/?p=7201&preview=true Hi friends, Today we are touching on the sensitive subject of narcissistic abuse. I am talking to David DeMars, who is a coach and a video producer based in Las Vegas. He is a survivor of Complex Trauma and abusive relationships, and he now specializes in ​toxic relationship recovery and he helps people heal from Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder caused by emotional abuse. We will address the following...

Duration:00:41:09

Five Ways of Being Intense— A fun chat about overexcitabilities, giftedness, and more

2/25/2021
In this episode, we have Jessie L. Mannisto, the Editor in Chief of the Third Factor magazine, a thought-provoking magazine that helps the creative, the quirky, and the gifted understand themselves. It is a magazine for those who experience life intensely, those who are teeming with complexity, complex feelings, and abundant mental activities. In this episode we cover: — A deep, detailed dive into exactly what the five excitabilities may look like — How Jessie meanders a world where...

Duration:00:42:51

Do you Have Thin Skin? What Does That Mean for Your Health, Relationships and Spirituality?

11/27/2020
***Click to access FULL SHOW NOTES AND TRANSCRIPT*** Today we have Michael Jawer, a writer and researcher whose works explore emotion as the foundation for personality, health, and spirituality. I knew of Mike’s work from the beginning of my career a decade ago. In his newest work, Sensitive Soul, he continues his exploration of why different people process their feelings differently. He talks about how ‘thin boundary people’ differ from ‘thick boundary people, and what the upshot is for...

Duration:00:54:48

Deconstructing Anxiety: What is Your Core Fear That Underlies Everything?

9/12/2020
FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2020/09/21/toddpressman/ In this wonderfully unique and useful conversation, we are speaking with Dr. Todd Pressman about deconstructing anxiety. Dr. Pressman’s work first caught my attention for he has some rather radical ideas about anxiety: Firstly, he proposes any negative experience we have is really a fear in disguise; so all our emotions, from anger to guilt, all find their roots in fear. Then, he suggests we can all...

Duration:01:05:34

Listen to The Words of Your Soul: a Poet’s Guide to the Artist’s Block - with Julia Fehrenbacher

7/31/2020
FULL TRANSCRIPT: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2020/08/03/julia-fehrenbacher/ Today’s episode is very special and a little different than usual. If you are someone who is sensitive, emotionally intense, If you have a desire to express yourself through any art form, If you have creativity blockages, If you believe in the power of words and poetry, this conversation is for you. Today we are talking with artist and poet Julia Fehrenbacher. I was introduced to her by our...

Duration:00:51:58

*SPECIAL EPISODE* Existential Crisis, Dreams and Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life - with James Hollis and Imi Lo

6/27/2020
FULL TRANSCRIPT: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2020/06/27/james-hollis/ Today’s episode is, on a personal level, deeply meaningful to me. Some time ago, I went through what I now know was a crisis of the Soul. As always, I went and search for answers in books and philosophies. That was when I found Dr James Hollis’s work on Jungian Psychology. Dr Hollis is a Jungian psychoanalyst and the author of sixteen books, his work is incredibly extensive and accessible. In today’s...

Duration:01:05:47

All About Fear, Anxiety and Panic - Karla McLaren with Imi Lo

6/9/2020
FULL SHOW NOTES AND TRANSCRIPT: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2020/06/09/all-about-fear-anxiety-and-panic/ I am very excited to bring back a past guest, pioneer in the field of studying empath, empathy and emotional intelligence Karla McLaren. In the last episode with Karla, we discussed hyper empathy and she offered us some great tips on setting emotional boundaries. Today we will talk to Karla about her new book Embracing Anxiety, which feels like what we all need to...

Duration:00:49:33

On Emotional Eating, Perfectionism, Nice Boys/ Gals Syndrome- Karen Koenig with Imi Lo

3/13/2020
SHOW NOTES: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2020/03/14/karen_koenig/ Do you sometimes eat even when you are not hungry, but just feel bored, angry or empty? Are you chronically stressed because you try to be perfect all the time? My conversation with emotional eating expert Karen Koenig ends up being not just about eating, but our deeply unconscious patterns and personality tendencies that hold us back, such as perfectionism and what she calls nice boys and girls...

Duration:00:51:53

*SPECIAL EPISODE* What if Normal Therapy Doesn't Work? Should You Try to Control Your Emotions? Steven Hayes with Imi Lo

1/4/2020
This is an incredibly rich conversation, in which you will hear: What you can do if conventional therapies like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) don’t work for you; Why panic is what you feel when you are trying not to feel anxious, and depression is what happens when you refuse to feel sad; How you can gain ‘real control’ over your emotions; and Why psychedelics help some people but not all. Finally, Steven leads us through a guided exercise that you can do right now. I am sure you...

Duration:00:52:30